Editorial

The Rockets fell 2-1 to Victoria in WHL action Friday night in Kelowna.

Rockets fall to Victoria, 2-1 in Kelowna

Friday night at Prospera Place the Rockets dropped a narrow 2-1 decision to the Royals

The Rockets fell 2-1 to Victoria in WHL action Friday night in Kelowna.
Graham Kershaw receives 30 year exemplary service award from fire chief Steven Windsor (left) and deputy chief Brent Penner.

Firefighters get long service awards

Lake Country Fire Department well served by great, paid-on call members who have been with the department for many years

Graham Kershaw receives 30 year exemplary service award from fire chief Steven Windsor (left) and deputy chief Brent Penner.
Ice skating on Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge.

Drone captures epic hockey game

The recent cold snap allowed for a perfect outdoor B.C. hockey game.

Ice skating on Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge.
Mother-Nature-made ice sculpture on Okanagan Lake in Penticton.

UPDATE: Snow warning in effect, not a good day to travel

Large snowfall will hit the Okanagan today which could cause problems on the highways.

Mother-Nature-made ice sculpture on Okanagan Lake in Penticton.
2016 is a record breaker for Lake Country construction.

Huge year for construction in Lake Country

2016 not even over yet but stats show the year that was was a huge one for construction in the district

2016 is a record breaker for Lake Country construction.
Benjamin SOMERVILLE was last in contact with his family on November 27

UPDATE: Kelowna cops say missing man located safe and sound

Benjamin Somerville was last in contact with his family on November 27, 2016 but was located by RCMP

Benjamin SOMERVILLE was last in contact with his family on November 27
It was a slippery weekend around the Central Okanagan.

Slip sliding away on a busy winter weekend

Lake Country crews worked hard to clear snow while drivers failed to adapt to winter conditions across the region

It was a slippery weekend around the Central Okanagan.
The Winter Blues Festival in Lake Country will take place in late January.

Lake Country’s Winter Blues Festival set for January

First ever blues event in Lake Country will feature ribs, blues and beer at the community complex

The Winter Blues Festival in Lake Country will take place in late January.
A screen capture of a web cam overnight Saturday at Big White.

Big White fire chief says slow down

After near head-on accident sent three to hospital Saturday morning, chief says speed and bad tires usually the cause

A screen capture of a web cam overnight Saturday at Big White.
PIGS: A Pink Floyd Tribute show

Pink Floyd tribute band coming back to Okanagan

PIGS to play in Kelowna and Vernon early in the new year after sold out performances in July with their version of Animals

PIGS: A Pink Floyd Tribute show
The 5th annual Cram the Cruiser event will take place Saturday in Lake Country.

Cram the Cruiser Saturday for the Lake Country Food Bank

5th Annual RCMP und raising event to take place on Saturday in the parking lot of the Save-On-Foods in Lake Country, 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The 5th annual Cram the Cruiser event will take place Saturday in Lake Country.
More money coming for UBC Okanagan

More money coming for UBC Okanagan

MP and MLA to make announcement Friday at the Kelowna campus.

More money coming for UBC Okanagan
Lake Country firefighters Bob Smith and Michael Herald out ready to collect for the Lake Country Food Assistance Society.

Lake Country firefighters heading out for food bank this weekend

Firefighters out the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 4 in Carr’s Landing and the evening of Monday, Dec. 5 in Winfield, Oyama and Okanagan Centre.

Lake Country firefighters Bob Smith and Michael Herald out ready to collect for the Lake Country Food Assistance Society.
A Kelowna high school student has been diagnosed with Meningococcal Disease.

Rare disease infects Kelowna student

School district sends out letter to parents notifying them of the Meningococcal Disease

A Kelowna high school student has been diagnosed with Meningococcal Disease.
Singer Johnny Reid will be performing at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna this February.

Singer Johnny Reid to headline 2017 Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna

February event to feature musical stylings of Reid as well as Canadian singer-songwriter Danny Michel

Singer Johnny Reid will be performing at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna this February.
Some camping is now being allowed at the Oyama Community Hall.

Camping to be allowed at Oyama Hall in Lake Country

New zoning bylaw will allow event camping at the hall on Oyama Road

Some camping is now being allowed at the Oyama Community Hall.
UBC Okanagan’s Zach Walsh

Study: UBCO project says marijuana could help certain addiction

“Research suggests that people may be using cannabis as an exit drug to reduce the use of substances that are potentially more harmful."

UBC Okanagan’s Zach Walsh
Man approaching girl in Kelowna was not a case of attempted child luring say police

Man approaching girl in Kelowna was not a case of attempted child luring say police

Man comes forward and explains he mistook the girl for a friend's daughter.

Man approaching girl in Kelowna was not a case of attempted child luring say police
Gender neutral washrooms in Central Okanagan schools lauded

Gender neutral washrooms in Central Okanagan schools lauded

School District 23 board approves a plan to open all individual-use washrooms in district schools to all students.

Gender neutral washrooms in Central Okanagan schools lauded
The Lake Country Health and Planning Society is looking for help with its Secret Santa program.

Lake Country health program to help seniors at Christmas

The Lake Country Health Planning Society is teaming up with the Telus Community Ambassadors to help spread some Christmas cheer

The Lake Country Health and Planning Society is looking for help with its Secret Santa program.